Written by Cindy Brown, hiking columnist for The Taos News, this all new Taos Hiking Guide has the most up to date information on 31 of the best trails near Taos. Full color detailed maps were created especially for the book by expert map makers Dharma Maps, using GPS data gathered by author Cindy Brown. The book has color photos illustrating hikes down to the Rio Grande and up into the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, as well as information on full moon hiking and a guide to wildflowers.
From the descriptions, you will get a sense of which hikes you will like most and which ones are best in spring, summer, fall and winter. Hikes for beginners and experts are described, including the trail to Wheeler Peak, the highest mountain in New Mexico. Complete introduction includes tips on equipment, clothing, and staying safe on the trail.
Light weight and easy to carry in your backpack. The book includes:
–Table of hikes with distances and elevations
–Detailed maps by Dharma Maps
– regional map and one for each hike
–Photos and descriptions of wildflowers
– how to spot animals and how to stay safe when you see them
–Easy to follow directions to trailheads
Publisher Rebecca Lenzini says “Finally! An up-to-date hiking guide for all of here in Taos! This is a true must-have book for every home and visitor to our beautiful part of New Mexico. Already readers are saying that the details inside the book, including directions to the trailheads as well as distances and trail conditions, are the most accurate they have ever encountered. Plus the book is just plain beautiful. Nighthawk Press is proud to have helped to make the book come to life.”